Miao Zhou Fortifies HDR’s Power Expertise as Transmission Manager

Miao Zhou Transmission Manager
Miao Zhou

Miao Zhou has joined global engineering and architecture firm HDR as a transmission manager. Based in Irvine, California, Zhou is partnering with clients to grow HDR’s transmission business in the Southwestern U.S. and beyond. 

“With high demand for technical transmission expertise and lattice tower experience, I’m thrilled Miao chose to join HDR,” said Jim Grimstad, HDR power delivery principal. “I foresee his leadership and vision, combined with his experience, taking our power team to the next level as we work with clients to modernize the grid.”

Zhou has more than 14 years of experience in transmission and distribution power line design and analysis, quality control and quality assurance. His expertise was instrumental on the SDG&E Fiberbuild Program and Capital Dynamics/Skylar Townsite Solar Project. Zhou’s electric power system experience ranges from high/medium voltage grids to low voltage distribution systems. He also has extensive project management experience on renewable, power system design and upgrades, solar farm development and EPC projects. 

Zhou is a professional engineer, and holds a Master of Science in civil engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.